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Bigger Ads Don't Make Dumber Buyers

August 5, 2014 12:36 pm

Bigger Ads Don't Make Dumber Buyers | Keeping Current Matters Being 'in and around' the real estate business for over 30 years, we are still confused about the importance both sellers and real estate agents put on advertising.  Decades ago, advertising a home was important to attract a buyer because there was no other way for an individual real estate office to announce to the world that a house was now on the market.

The Importance of Using an Agent When Selling Your Home

August 4, 2014 12:24 pm

The Importance of Using an Agent when Selling Your Home | Keeping Current Matters When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home sold.

How Did Americans Use The Home They Bought?

August 1, 2014 11:48 am

How Did Americans Use the House They Bought? | Keeping Current Matters

The Growth of Latino-Owned Farms in the U.S.A

July 31, 2014 11:36 am

The growth of Latino-Owned Farms in U.S.A | Keeping Current Matters A recent Fox News Latino article talks about the healthy growth of Latino-Owned farms. According with the Census of Agriculture “there has been a 21 percent increase in ownership in the last 5 years.” Most of those farms are small or mid-sized with greatest concentrations living in Texas, New Mexico and California.

Buying a Home? You Don’t Need to Do It Alone

July 30, 2014 11:24 am

Buying a Home? You Don’t Need to Do It Alone | Keeping Current Matters Last week, Discover Home Loans released an interesting survey which revealed how prepared home buyers are for the actual mortgage process. The survey reported that 94 percent of prospective buyers believe they are making a good investment decision if they buy a home. The survey also explained that 66 percent of buyers reach out to real estate agents to help determine whether buying a certain home would be a good investment. However, there is less certainty regarding the mortgage process.